NEW DELHI, Oct 16: The Indian capital’s air quality levels plunged to “very poor” on Friday and a smoggy haze settled over the city, days after the state government initiated stricter measures to fight chronic air pollution.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Owing to the rising pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, the government has now taken initiatives to curb dust and smoke in the valley by forming a separate unit under the Ministry of Forest and Environment.
The early morning smog seen from the Swayambhunath Stupa on November 23,2017. Kathmandu's Pollution is 9 times higher than the limit given by the World Health Organization(WHO).Levels of PM 2.5 fine particulate matter rose to 95 microgrmas per cubic meter in Kathmandu on Thursday.
NEW DELHI, Nov 9: The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity as toxic smog hung over the city for a third day on Thursday and air quality worsened by the hour.
NEW DELHI, Oct 31: Residents of New Delhi woke up to a blanket of smog on Monday as air quality deteriorated sharply overnight in India's capital, triggering warnings that even healthy people were at risk of respiratory problems.